a store that sells wines, liquor, etc., by the bottle; liquor store.
(Austral & NZ, South African) a shop or part of a hotel where alcohol is sold in unopened containers for consumption elsewhere Also called bottle store
any of several trees of the genus Brachychiton, native to Australia, characterized by a bottle-shaped swelling of the trunk, as B. rupestris (narrow-leaved bottle tree) or B. australis (broad-leaved bottle tree) Historical Examples Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou The Australian Explorers George Grimm Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou Journal of an Overland […]
the turning of the legs of chairs, tables, etc., in manufacturing to give certain sections an ornamental, bottlelike form.
a portable container for holding liquids, characteristically having a neck and mouth and made of glass or plastic. the contents of such a container; as much as such a container contains: a bottle of wine. bottled cow’s milk, milk formulas, or substitute mixtures given to infants instead of mother’s milk: raised on the bottle. the […]
a person or machine that washes bottles. chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He’s not just sales manager, he’s the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm.